Stolen vehicle returned in Scottsbluff

Andrea Janis
Andrea Janis(Gray TV)
Published: May. 12, 2022 at 3:32 PM CDT
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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (KNEP) - Scottsbluff police were called in reference to a stolen vehicle.

Scottsbluff officers arrived to the reporting parties residence.

The resident stated that when he was getting ready to go to work he went outside and saw his stolen car being returned.

He said that he saw the female exit the vehicle and enter into the residence next door.

This woman was identified as 29-year-old Andrea Janis.

Court documents stated that when they spoke with Janis she said that she only took the vehicle because she thought it was her cousins car.

Police asked her why she thought that and her response was she saw a bunch of people in the house next door and thought that her uncle was getting jumped, she thought this was his car so she took it.

Janis was arrested for Theft of a Motor Vehicle.

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